Dive into a captivating retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's enchanting underwater fairytale.


  • About


    A Queensand Ballet production

    Thomas Dixon Centre, Queensland Ballet (2023)

    Experience the enchanting retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairytale, The Little Mermaid, perfect for families. This captivating adventure stays true to the original 1837 story while adding magical twists and turns. Follow the young mermaid's heartwrenching choice between a life on land or in the sea as she falls deeply in love with a human prince. Dive into an underwater world where well-known and reimagined characters, including the wistful Little Mermaid, the captivating Prince, and the wicked Sea Witch, come to life. With a stunning underwater seascape and sublime music by Jean Sibelius, this family fairytale will premiere at the Thomas Dixon Centre.

    Production images by David Kelly

  • Team

    Creative Team
    Choreographer – Paul Boyd
    Set designer – Josh McIntosh
    Costume Designer – Zoe Griffiths
    Video Designer - Craig Wilkinson
    Lighting Designer - Ben Hughes
    Narrator - Sarah McIntosh
    Assistant Video Designer - Jake Lodder